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Been looking around, looking for a decent phone to get for a friend and noticed the TAKSTAR HI2050 and they of course, look like total Beyer ripoffs. Wondering if anyone has had any experience with these headphones? I know typically you get what you pay for, but I've also gotten gems for way less than what brands want you to think you paid for. Shoes are a great example of this, where brand names will charge way more compared to a cheaper unbranded shoe with the exact same quality. So just trying to see if anyone has any horror stories or good things to say about Takstar, and these headphones in particular. Thank you.

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Edited by Inverse - 12/13/11 at 9:19am
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Its the first time i hear about this brand. A beyer oem? like Samson/superlux and Akg?

They look nice, how much for a pair?
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Seen them for as little as 50 dollars. It's ridiculously tempting.
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Originally Posted by Inverse View Post

Seen them for as little as 50 dollars. It's ridiculously tempting.

Yes, why not buy a pair? do a lil review for us. wink.gif
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I'm thinking of getting a pair, just not sure what place in asia I want to trust with my credit card number.
Also some places charge $18 for shipping (from Asia) but it still takes 3 weeks to arrive.

Ended up ordering the Hi 2050 off eBay for $64, 20-30 days for delivery from Hong Kong.
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There is a thread about them on Head-Fi. Overall concensus seems to be pretty good. Some slight sibilance that goes away after burn in.
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